America has deep problems, the liberal soft power imperialist reckons, but the fact that America can overcome and indeed is overcoming them, means that other countries can overcome them too, if they emulate America.
The real New Deal must be based upon activities that increase human life both quantitatively as well as qualitatively on every level: material, intellectual and spiritual.
The ‘unsaid’ in this narrative is an old story of warfare. Destroy your enemy’s supply-lines to weaken him.
The coronavirus pandemic has shown that the twin processes of globalization and planned obsolescence are deficient and moribund.